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The Gaza Strip is closed and more besieged than ever

Israeli forces bombed and bulldozed Rafah's Yasser Arafat International Airport in 2001. (Photo by Radhika Sainath)

18th October 2013 | 3deVuit, Maria del Mar Fernández | Gaza, Occupied Palestine Israel continues to maintain a full, tight closure by land, sea, and air, on the only coastal enclave left to Palestine. This has become even worse since July, as ...

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Gaza man “kidnapped” by Israel in Sinai, says family

Wael Abu Rida. (Photo by Samidoun: Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network)

11th October 2013 | The Electronic Intifada, Joe Catron | Khan Younis, Occupied Palestine The abduction of a Palestinian-Egyptian from the Sinai on the eve of Egypt’s 3 July coup has highlighted the network of collaborators and agents working with Israel in the ...

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48 young olive trees destroyed in South Hebron Hills

The destroyed olive trees (Photo by Operation Dove).

4th October 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Operation Dove | Qawawis, Occupied Palestine Yesterday morning, 3rd October, Palestinians discovered 48 olive trees destroyed alongside bypass road 317 near the South Hebron Hills area village of Qawawis. The olive tree grove ...

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Israel exploits Egypt turmoil to increase attacks on Gaza farmers

Israel continues to violate the terms of a 2012 ceasefire by attacking farmers in Gaza. (Eyad Al Baba / APA images)

18th September 2013 | The Electronic Intifada, Joe Catron | Gaza City, Occupied Palestine Farming in the Gaza Strip’s “buffer zone” is hazardous under the best circumstances. Israeli troops routinely shoot live ammunition at Palestinian farmers in the free-fire area, which stretches hundreds of meters ...

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Mass protest aims to focus attention on Jerusalem

16th June 2013 | The Electronic Intifada, Joe Catron and Patrick Strickland | Occupied Palestine Activists demonstrated internationally on Friday as part of efforts to focus attention on Israel’s aggression against Palestinians in Jerusalem. Known as the Global March to Jerusalem, the protests marked ...

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